News tagged with business strategies

Sony to cut 10,000 jobs, turn around TV business

(AP) -- Faced with mounting losses, Sony Corp. said Thursday it will slash 10,000 jobs, or about 6 percent of its global workforce, and try to turn around its money-losing TV business over the next two years.

dateApr 12, 2012 in Business
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Newspapers erect pay walls in hunt for new revenue

(AP) -- Newspapers are returning to a business strategy that served them well in the heyday of street-corner newsboys shouting the front-page news. They're enticing people with a little free online content before asking ...

dateApr 03, 2012 in Internet
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Alibaba.com shares surge on privatization bid

(AP) -- Shares of Alibaba.com rocketed on Wednesday after the Chinese e-commerce site said its parent company made a $2.5 billion privatization bid as part of a shift in business strategy that also includes plans to buy ...

dateFeb 22, 2012 in Business
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China e-commerce firm Alibaba in privatization bid

(AP) -- Alibaba.com's parent company wants to take the Chinese e-commerce company private for $2.5 billion, the firms said Tuesday, part of a shift in business strategy that also includes plans to buy back a stake from Yahoo ...

dateFeb 21, 2012 in Business
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What drives IT performance?

Going online was once a considerable achievement for a business. Now it's a given and what makes for success is how well a business exploits its online capabilities, according to a recent study.

dateOct 26, 2011 in Business
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